Welcome to Point Blank MMA Gym

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Welcome to the Point Blank Gym website. We specialise in Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training. If you’re interested in receiving information on our classes, or have a specific question about what we do then please call, email or fill out the contact form location here.

We offer a 14 day, no obligation FREE TRIAL of our beginners classes. To sign up just get in touch and arrange to call down to one of the sessions.

In the links on the menu above you’ll find information on the classes we run. If you scroll down you will be able to read our regular updates on what’s happening in the gym.

We specialise in beginner friendly training, and consider  ourselves Galway’s number 1 location for learning functional martial arts.

Success for Murphy at World and Pan-Am Championships

Point Blank Head Coach Tim Murphy recently travelled to the USA to compete in the no-gi World and Pan-Am Jiu Jitsu Championships.

Tim took bronze in the Pan-Am Championship in New York.

On the podium at the 2014 IBJJF Pan Championship

On the podium at the 2014 IBJJF Pan Championship

The following weekend in California he then took silver in the World Championship.

2014 IBJJF No-gi Jiu Jitsu World Championship

2014 IBJJF No-gi Jiu Jitsu World Championship

New beginners course starting in October

A new round of dedicated beginner classes will be starting in Point Blank Gym on Monday October 6th at 7pm. We are offering a 14 day free trial, so you can call down and try out some classes at no cost. Point Blank Gym is Galway’s only dedicated MMA facility, featuring a large matted training area, and a competition-sized cage.

Beginners working on their striking

Beginners working on their striking

Classes will be running every Monday and Thursday at 7pm and focus on the fundamentals of MMA –  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, wrestling and kickboxing.

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These classes can be used as either a stand-alone course for those interested in learning something new or adding to their skills, or as an introduction to further training in Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. So, whether you are just looking to take up a new sport or if you fancy yourself as a future UFC champion, these classes are a great place to get started.

IMG_7461Classes are suitable for teenagers and adults, regardless of your current fitness level. Training at Point Blank is a fun, enjoyable experience. You will learn new skills, get stronger and fitter and be part of a team of people all committed to doing the same. Remember, you don’t need to be fit to join; getting you in shape is our job!

Learn more about the Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals program by click here.

Sign up by mailing info@pointblankgym.com, calling 087-6962819, or filling out the form available here

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New beginners course starting in July

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We’re delighted to announce that we will have a brand new round of dedicated beginner classes starting in Point Blank Gym starting in July. We are running a 14 day free trial, so you can call down and try out some classes at no cost. Point Blank Gym is Galway’s only dedicated MMA facility, featuring a large matted training area, and a competition-sized cage.

Beginners working on their striking

Beginners working on their striking

Classes will be running every Monday and Thursday at 7pm and focus on the fundamentals of MMA –  Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, wrestling and kickboxing.

These classes can be used as either a stand-alone course for those interested in learning something new or adding to their skills, or as an introduction to further training in Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. So, whether you are just looking to take up a new sport or if you fancy yourself as a future UFC champion, these classes are a great place to get started.

Ksenia working the pads with Coach Gary Jennings

Ksenia working the pads with Coach Gary Jennings

Classes are suitable for teenagers and adults, regardless of your current fitness level. Training at Point Blank is a fun, enjoyable experience. You will learn new skills, get stronger and fitter and be part of a team of people all committed to doing the same. Remember, you don’t need to be fit to join; getting you in shape is our job!

Learn more about the Mixed Martial Arts and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals program by click here.

Beginners doing wrestling drills

Beginners doing wrestling drills

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 Sign up by mailing info@pointblankgym.com or calling 087-6962819

Success for Murphy at IBJJF championships

Point Blank Head Coach Tim Murphy returned to competitive Jiu Jitsu action recently taking a silver medal at the European No-gi Championship which took place in Rome.

European No-gi Jiu Jitsu Championship 2014

European No-gi Jiu Jitsu Championship 2014

In action at the Europeans

In action at the Europeans

He followed this up last weekend by travelling to Denmark to compete in the Copenhagen International Open. On Saturday he won a silver medal, narrowly losing in the final of his division on advantages.

Copenhagen International Open Championship

Copenhagen International Open Championship

In the no-gi division on Sunday he won his quarter final match by guillotine choke before losing to the eventually winner in the semi-final by rear naked choke.

Copenhagen International Open No-gi Championship

Copenhagen International Open No-gi Championship